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REF NO.: 85

SUBJECT: Genesis Centre’s Pitch & Pick Winter 2017

DATE: April 25

Note to editors:

Media representatives are invited to attend the Genesis Centre’s Pitch & Pick scheduled for 2-5 p.m., Friday, April 28, at The Fifth Ticket, 171 Water St., in St. John’s.

Six local startups with big business ideas will pitch their ventures to an audience that includes investors and public funding agencies who will pick the top three winners.

Cash prizes totalling $1,000 will also be awarded. The event is part of the Genesis Centre’s Evolution Program for early-stage business startups and companies that want to apply to Memorial’s award-winning business incubator.

To confirm your attendance, please contact Angelo Casanas, manager, startup development and partnerships, with the Genesis Centre.

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